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By T. Buckland

This overseas assortment on dance ethnography - the 1st of its type - includes unique contributions on fieldwork in dance and human stream. in keeping with huge fieldwork event, it explores the foremost theoretical ways, equipment and matters of dance and circulate examine from anthropological and ethnochoreological views. the outcome underlines the prevailing and carrying on with progress in dance ethnography with the intention to even be of curiosity to these in dance reports, anthropology, cultural experiences, folklore, ethnomusicology and sociology.

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132-8), who realized that in the participantobservation method, 'observing' involves much more than ordinary seeing. ' Dun became aware of the differences between 'just seeing' and observation with reference to the movement-writing process which (for semasiologists) is always connected with fieldwork: It was evident from the beginning that pure observation on my part was not enough ... Often, it was necessary to ask questions that would provide insights into how best to write a movement or a phrase of movements.

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